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For Lazetta Rainey Braxton, MBA, CFP®, it’s all about doing the work.

A sought-after financial expert, Lazetta delivers keynote presentations and workshops with both care and urgency that invite attendees to nurture and advance human capital.

Through her consulting practice, Lazetta & Associates, she employs a “no fear, no shame zone” to help financial services firms nurture culturally aware and hospitable workplace environments that ignite innovation and allocate equity amongst their employees.


Lazetta also serves as co-CEO of 2050 WealthPartners, where she provides access to financial planning to everyday people who desire financial freedom to influence, experience, give and make a difference for their family and future generations.

Recognized for her leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and dedication, Lazetta was named as a Crain's New York Business Notable Black Leader and Executive, as well as one of the top 10 of Investopedia’s 100 Top Financial Advisors. Investment News’ honored her as one of its inaugural Women to Watch and Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion recipients. She also received the Association of African American Financial Advisors’ Leadership Legacy Award and the Heart of Financial Planning award from the Financial Planning Association.

Lazetta is passionate about amplifying diversity, inclusion, equality and belonging in the financial planning profession, and does so through financial planning, public speaking, writing, consulting, and coaching. 

About Lazetta


Lazetta, a nationally-recognized financial expert, has appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Nightly Business Report, and CNBC’s Closing Bell and has been featured in numerous articles and books. She is a member of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisor Council and a contributor on Wealth Management to the WSJ Experts blog,, and


In all her endeavors, she is on a mission to create wealth for the common good.

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